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Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017

The Athena award is an award given to a female student that accels in athletics at their school. 43 schools participate in the event in Minnesota. This year senior Hannah Anderson has won the award for Stillwater. Anderson is a three sports athlete, she plays soccer in the fall, hockey in the winte...

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 28, 2017

Throughout her high school career, junior Olivia Knox has been a dominating force on the soccer field. With the way she controls the ball and beats defenders, it comes as no surprise that universities have begun to take notice. Knox, a forward on the girl's soccer team, has officially committed...

Kallie Clements selected for girls all-state soccer team

Kallie Clements selected for girls all-state soccer team

Sam Johnson, Photographer

December 3, 2016

Senior captain Kallie Clements proved to be a great role model for the girls of the Ponies soccer team this season, helping them complete a very successful and nearly undefeated season. Because of her leadership skills, success on the field and hard work during both practice and game, Clements was...

Villen helps lead soccer team to state

Villen helps lead soccer team to state

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

November 29, 2016

Senior foreign exchange student Miki Villen leads the boys varsity soccer team to a State Championship win. Coming over from Spain was a big change for Miki, but he is having a blast and gets to go back home with a Minnesota state championship under his belt. Villen has been playing soccer his...

Patrick Allan leads varsity soccer team towards state title

Patrick Allan leads varsity soccer team towards state title

Jared Dean, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2016

Nothing speaks to the dedication a captain has to his team quite like the complete sense of leadership and awareness that senior soccer captain Patrick Allan possesses.  If a sports captain has to have complete confidence in his teammates, than Allan fits the bill. Allan was able to successfully l...

Hannah Anderson excels as three-sport varsity athlete

Hannah Anderson excels as three-sport varsity athlete

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

November 5, 2016

Senior Hannah Anderson is talented. She is a three-sport varsity athlete playing soccer, hockey and track. Managing three sports and academics should be hard, but Hannah makes it look easy. She takes her own hard work and dedication and not only puts it into her sports, but also her teammates an...

Kohei Adams leads boys soccer team to State

Kohei Adams leads boys soccer team to State

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter

October 10, 2016

Senior Kohei Adams is the lead goal scorer on the boys varsity soccer team. As of September 26, he has scored 11 goals and produced seven assists helping his team achieve all victories and zero losses. Adams moved to Stillwater from Woodbury this year. He scored two goals as a sophomore and four as a junior ...

German exchange student reflects on past year

German exchange student reflects on past year

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2016

  By the time most students are in their fourth year of high school, they aren’t finding much new in their experience, unless it is their first year in America.  For senior Can Sommermeyer this is all new, and a long way from home, even though he has lived here for nearly the whole year. A Germa...

Jake Maroney pursues dreams in Spain

Tiffany Horwath, Layout Editor

November 20, 2014

Junior Jake Maroney leaves for Spain on Nov. 11, where he will go on a soccer tour with the club Bola Top for 11 days. He has always wanted to play professional soccer and now he is one step closer to reaching his goal. Maroney has always had a passion for soccer.  He started playing when he...

Girls soccer team has many injured players

Girls soccer team has many injured players

Melissa Reis

October 15, 2013

This fall the Stillwater girls varsity soccer team has had quite a few senior players that are injured. In the past years the soccer team has been very good so these girls have had intense games and aggressive competition.  Junior Nataile Weidner is on the varsity team and has been playing soccer sinc...

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